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Demographic characteristics of molting black brant near Teshekpuk Lake, Alaska

Journal of Field Ornithology

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Abstract

Molting Brant in the Teshekpuk Lake Special Area (TLSA) on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska were studied from 1987 to 1992 using capture-mark-recapture techniques to determine origin, age and sex composition, return rates and site fidelity. Brant originated from 10 nesting colonies in Canada and Alaska. The captured birds were 76% adults and 57% males. Ninety-one percent of known-age recaptures were

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Demographic characteristics of molting black brant near Teshekpuk Lake, Alaska
Series title:
Journal of Field Ornithology
Volume
67
Year Published:
1996
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Alaska Biological Science Center
Description:
pp. 141-158
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
141
Last page:
158
Number of Pages:
18